CRANFORD – Want to enhance your writing skills? Looking to learn how to plan and lead more productive meetings in the workplace?
CLARK—The Township of Clark will be offering seasonal influenza shots on Friday, Oct. 2, between 10 a.m. – noon at the Clark Recreation Center Cafeteria, located at 430 Westfield Avenue.
RAWAHY – Ebenezer A.M.E. Church will present a discussion about abstinence on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served.
With the weather still warm and potential shoppers back from summer vacations, fall yard sales are upon us. They’re a great way to recycle unwanted items instead of tossing them in the trash. But if you don’t want to commit a whole day to a yard sale or just have a few things to get rid of… check out the Freecycle Network™!
NEW BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County College, in cooperation with the State Theatre, is offering a theatre class that goes behind the scenes and shows students what the world of theatre is really like. It begins Sept. 29 as part of the college’s Fall II schedule.
EDISON—In her book, “When The Time Comes,” journalist Paula Span offers a road map to the 72 million Baby Boomers who will be responsible for the care of their aging, frail family members in the not too distant future.
U.S. farm income will drop 38 percent this year due to global economic woes and because “demand for exports has tailed off, with few options available to expand marketing elsewhere,” according to a Department of Agriculture report issued last month.
WOODBRIDGE—Middlesex County Democratic Committee members from Woodbridge, Perth Amboy, Carteret, Sayreville and South Amboy selected former Edison Municipal Court Judge Craig Coughlin of Woodbridge as the State Assembly candidate to in the 19th District.
ELIZABETH—An Elizabeth man was found guilty of third degree possession of cocaine, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
SOUTH AMBOY—Third Ward Councilman William Schwarick, 63, was sworn in at the Sept. 2 city council meeting, replacing John O’Connell, who resigned after the Department of Defense assigned him to a post in Washington, D.C.
PERTH AMBOY—Wednesday, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) joined the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) and Perth Amboy Board of Education officials to celebrate the opening of the Edmund Hmieleski Jr. Early Childhood Center.
PARLIN—John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Senator, poured over 50 applications before selecting Nia Allen-Lee of Parlin, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, as his Senate Page.
RAHWAY—Evelyn Bongco, director of nursing at Riverton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, is pictured above with members of the Helping Hands Class at the Rahway Senior Center.